Perform Creator Studio tasks in YouTube Studio

We’re working to make YouTube Studio the new home for creators, and have added most tools that creators need. Use this article to learn how to use YouTube Studio for tasks that you previously did in Creator Studio Classic.

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Upload videos
Learn how to upload videos in YouTube Studio. 
Edit video settings
Learn how to edit video settings in YouTube Studio.
Add a video to a playlist
  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. From the left menu, select Videos.
  3. Click a video’s title or thumbnail.
  4. Select Playlists.
  5. Check the box next to the playlist you’d like to add to.
  6. Select DONE.
  7. At the top of the page, select Save.
Add custom thumbnails
Learn how to add custom thumbnails in YouTube Studio.
Add end screens
Learn how to add end screens in YouTube Studio.
Add cards to videos
  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. From the left menu, select Videos.
  3. Click a video’s title or thumbnail.
  4. Select Cards.
Add ad breaks
Learn how to add ad breaks to YouTube Studio.
Save a video as new
  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. From the left menu, select Videos.
  3. Click a video’s title or thumbnail.
  4. From the left menu, select Editor.
  5. Make changes to your video.
  6. Select More  and then Save as new.
Add captions to videos
  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. From the left menu, select Subtitles.
  3. Click a video’s title or thumbnail.
  4. Select Add language and choose the language of the captions you'd like to add.
  5. In the “Subtitles” column, select Add.
  6. Choose between:
  7. Add subtitles and Save changes.
Find realtime data
  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. From the left menu, select Analytics.
  3. Find the Realtime activity card and click SEE MORE.
See your recent subscribers
Learn how to see your recent subscribers in YouTube Studio.
Filter comments
Learn how to filter comments in YouTube Studio.
Browse and download songs from the Audio library
  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. Select Audio library.
Add or replace audio in your video
  1. Sign in to YouTube Studio.
  2. From the left menu, select Videos.
  3. Click a video’s title or thumbnail.
  4. From the left menu, select Editor.
  5. In the audio row Music note, click Expand Minimize.
  6. Select +AUDIO.
  7. Find the audio you’d like to add and select ADD TO VIDEO.
  8. In the video player, drag the edges of the audio track to change its timing.
  9. Select Save changes.
Create a live stream
Learn how to create a live stream in YouTube Studio.
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